Chili's Reviews

Updated July 27, 2015
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  1. Server

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Server in Aurora, IL
    Current Employee - Server in Aurora, IL

    I have been working at Chili's (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Sometimes the managers will bring in food for everyone to eat. Almost everyone is like family.

    Cons

    Everyone likes to yell, even customers.

    Advice to Management

    Work with the veteran's schedule first before letting new people take off the holidays.


  2. Chilis

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Chili's

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    It was a nice a easy job to have. Nice management excellent staffing. Always a fun place to work at.

    Cons

    Wasn't always busy, sometimes it was difficult to make the money that you were hoping to , most of management movement and changes

    Advice to Management

    Keep staff happy and so work to have your employees backs when conflict arises with an guests experience and make sure sechedukes are fair.


  3. Helpful (1)

    bartender / server

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Server/Bartender in Alexandria, LA
    Former Employee - Server/Bartender in Alexandria, LA

    I worked at Chili's full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Busy. If u r in the clique you do what you want. Only good for clique obviously. .. one amazing manager. A lot of the boh been there forever n if u r good to them they will be good to u!! Miss my kitchen there!

    Cons

    Most unsanitary, disorganized, restaurant ever. Haven't eaten there since I started working there... even an amazing manager never gets backed up to make improvements no matter what they r. Some of the laziest cattiest and just plain childish and dumb employees ever!!!

    Advice to Management

    Replace everyone in management except Lisa Seay. .. oh n pay her better and support her as the gm n u would see a much needed turn around


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  5. It was a job, that's what I wanted

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Chili's part-time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Flexibility and the team. It was fun working there.

    Cons

    Lack of hours. I wanted to work more when I wasn't allowed and wanted to work less when I was, but it worked out.

    Advice to Management

    Nothing really


  6. Very structured work environment

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Server in Kentwood, MI
    Former Employee - Server in Kentwood, MI

    I worked at Chili's

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Structure, Fairness, Fun, Benefits, Clean, Neat, smoke breaks, sick leave, vacation time

    Cons

    Cookie cutter employees Typical restaurant drama no overtime long shift constantly being watched


  7. A Restaurant is a Restaurant

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hot Springs, AR
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hot Springs, AR

    I have been working at Chili's full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Working long hard hours with a group of social people creates meaningful bonds or meaningful lessons

    Cons

    Every restaurant has drama. Chili's usually makes their servers do a ton of backwork after their shift (over 1 hr).

    Advice to Management

    Keep on keepin' on. Find a way to distribute food without dropping it on the ground. Don't get lemons with your water.


  8. great job

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Prep Cook in Pensacola, FL
    Current Employee - Prep Cook in Pensacola, FL

    I have been working at Chili's

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Fun,................................!! Great job and great discount

    Cons

    None,......................................!!! I love everything about it


  9. it's a job

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Line Cook in Theodore, AL
    Current Employee - Line Cook in Theodore, AL

    I have been working at Chili's full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    great place for someone with a couple of years experience.

    Cons

    I have 40 years experience and I earn less than I did 20 years ago. Low pay.. Hard work. Too much micromanagement.

    Advice to Management

    give the hours to the hard workers not the slackers.


  10. Server

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Chili's part-time

    Pros

    Meeting some of the most interesting coworkers - some of these people are extremely weird but always make work entertaining. Great money for a college student

    Cons

    There are always plenty of cons to being a server, but the inconsistency of company policies depending on the Chili's that you work at can be a bit confusing. Everyone loses their minds when corporate comes in.


  11. Overall, great!

    Former Employee - Server, Food Expo, Trainer in Estero, FL
    Former Employee - Server, Food Expo, Trainer in Estero, FL

    I worked at Chili's (More than a year)

    Pros

    Consistent customer volume, great managers, and a very organized step rocess for training new employees

    Cons

    Short on staff at times, limited menu options for meals that were not paid for.



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